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Raising the Bar of Scholarship from the Left: A Review of ‘Boko Haram in Nigeria’ by Kola Ibrahim

Raising the Bar of Scholarship from the Left: A Review of ‘Boko Haram in Nigeria’ by Kola Ibrahim

As a testament to Samuel Huntington’s Clash of Civilisation theory, which is also manifesting in what Mary Kaldor describes as ‘new wars’, a new dimension of conflicts has established itself in International politics. These conflicts now come in form of armed insurgency, violent secessionist, ethno-religious conflicts etc. Africa, no doubt occupies an important seat in the theatre of war.

US Homeland Security Suggests Military Action in Nigeria

US Homeland Security Suggests Military Action in Nigeria

For the fifth consecutive day, the Nigerian people have staged national strikes throughout their country in protest of the recent removal of fuel subsidies, which more than doubled the prices of transportation and commodities.

Nigerian president pledges cooperation to fight terrorism

Nigerian president pledges cooperation to fight terrorism

(InformAfrica)– Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday pledged cooperation to fight “terrorism” during talks with Niger’s leader, his office said, amid concern over Islamist extremists in the region.

Email warns of bomb attacks on Nigeria oil sites and rallies

Email warns of bomb attacks on Nigeria oil sites and rallies

InformAfrica News – Nigeria: An email, saying it was sent by Nigeria’s main militant group, warned on Monday of renewed attacks on Africa’s biggest oil and gas industry and bombing at political rallies ahead of next month’s national elections. The statement sent to media said the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), […]